December 3, 2021

IISc Bengaluru, 6th IIT among Top 500 Universities in QS 2022 Employment Rankings


The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru and six Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) are among the twelve Indian institutions that have been ranked among the top 500 universities in the QS 2022 Graduate Employment Rankings announced on Thursday. IIT Bombay ranks first among Indian institutions in the ranking.

While three core universities: the University of Delhi, the University of Mumbai and the University of Calcutta have entered the list, among the private universities on the list are OP Jindal Global University, Sonepat, and BITS Pilani.

The report indicated that students from China and India, in particular, will soon make up half of all graduates worldwide. She said: “With the landscape of higher education simultaneously expanding and transforming, the ability of universities to employ their graduates in paid employment is more important than ever.

The six IITs include IIT Bombay ranked (101-110), IIT Delhi (131-40), IIT Madras (151-60), IIT Kharagpur (201-50), IIT Kanpur (251-300) and IIT Roorkee (500 ). IISc Bengaluru and OP Jindal Global University are classified in class 301-500.

Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, and the University of Mumbai rank between 251 and 300.

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London-based Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) said in a note on its website: “As the world recovers from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of graduating with the skills and qualities required by employers modern has possibly never been greater. missing.” .

“Each ranked university has demonstrated its ability to produce graduates with the ‘soft skills’ necessary for the modern workplace. Given the fierce competition for graduate positions around the world, students should seriously consider how to properly prepare their university for a full-time job, connecting them with employers and making sure they develop the necessary skills and knowledge.

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To determine job rankings for higher education institutions around the world, QS examines how well known institutions are among employers, whether institutions sponsor high achievers, how closely institutions are related to companies, and what so attractive are the new graduates of the institution to employers.

QS considered the following indicators and weights to calculate the GER 2022 scores: employer reputation (30%), alumni results (25%), partnerships with employers by college (25%), connections between employers and students (10%) and Graduate placement rate (10 %).